There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than Walt Disney World resort! From champagne toasts and spectacular fireworks to fun dance parties and character greetings you can’t find anywhere else, if you haven’t experienced New Year’s Eve at Disney, what are you waiting for? Today we’re sharing a complete list of New Year’s Eve events for this year at the Most Magical Place on Earth!
Walt Disney World resort will feature three rooftop New Year’s Eve celebrations this year. Here’s a little more about each unique celebration!
Bienvenidos 2020! New Year’s Eve at Toledo’s
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort opened its new Gran Destino Tower this year, so of course this new location serves as a party destination for ringing in 2020. Guests can celebrate the New Year at Gran Destino Tower’s new rooftop restaurant, Toledo - Tapas, Steak & Seafood during an elegant party! The event will feature a menu inspired by Spanish cuisine, spectacular views of the Disney fireworks displays, an electric flamenco guitarist, and a DJ in the Dahlia Lounge leading the New Year countdown. Reservations can be made online today, so don’t wait!
Elegant Evening Under The Stars at California Grill
One of the most exciting places to eat at Walt Disney World is the California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort! Located at the top of the resort hotel, this restaurant offers amazing food and spectacular views of the Magic Kingdom. This year for New Year’s Eve guests have the chance to ring in 2020 at California Grill! The event will feature a champagne toast, dazzling fireworks views, portrait artists, a sleight of hand magician, and more. Book your reservation today!
Mezzanotte at Topolino’s: An Italian Masquerade
Wear something elegant and red to this next rooftop celebration! Disney’s long-awaited Riviera Resort opens this month, just in time for their New Year’s Eve event. This Italian masquerade ball is the first of its kind at the Most Magical Place on Earth, featuring musicians and vocalists from the Italian Riviera, a DJ, buffet displays with Disney chefs, champagne toasts, and of course breathtaking fireworks! Ready to book the most exciting night of the year? Visit Disney’s website to get started.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations Around The Walt Disney World Resorts
There are still six more celebrations to choose from if counting down until midnight at one of your favorite Disney resort hotels is more your style! Offering family fun for all ages, these parties are the perfect way to ring in 2020.
Countdown to Midnight: A New Year’s Celebration
Disney’s Contemporary Resort is hosting a series of soirees for New Year’s Eve this year, and the first takes place in the Fantasia Ballroom. This event features tempting tasting stations, a lively dance floor, personal interactions with Disney Chefs, a live band, and a special ground-level toasting at midnight! This resort also offers stunning Magic Kingdom fireworks views, so don’t miss out.
Ink & Paint Club
This event is a pre-party add-on for the Countdown to Midnight: A New Year’s Eve Celebration at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The celebration is inspired by the iconic Walt Disney Animation Studios Ink and Paint department! This party gives you access to a private area throughout the night, and after 11 PM there’s an exclusive champagne toast and dessert party for the Magic Kingdom fireworks. You may even see some of your favorite Disney characters for fun photo opportunities!
Pixar Party: A New Year’s Celebration
If you love all things Pixar, this New Year’s Eve event is for you! Disney’s Contemporary Resort is hosting the Pixar Party: A New Year’s Celebration on their second level in two ballrooms. These areas have been transformed into the imaginative world of Pixar just for you! You can meet some of your favorite Pixar characters, enjoy delicious Pixar-inspired dishes, go to Boot Camp with Sarge, and dance along with the DJ. The night will end with a special ground-level viewing area of Magic Kingdom’s New Year’s Eve fireworks! This event is currently sold out for New Year’s Eve, but there’s still availability for December 30, 2019.
Countdown to 2020 at Atlantic Dance Hall
Dance the night away at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn! The Atlantic Dance Hall is hosting a late-night party complete with tasty treats, jamming music, a champagne toast, and more. This event even includes party hats, horns, and confetti -- the perfect way to end 2019! Book your spot at this fun and festive New Year’s Eve event while you can!
New Year’s Eve at Flying Fish
If elegance and fine dining is more your New Year’s Eve style, check out New Year’s Eve dinner at the Flying Fish! This restaurant is one of Disney’s BoardWalk Inn’s finest, boasting beautiful views of the boardwalk and amazing menu options. For New Year’s Eve award-winning Chef Tim Majoras will be creating a multi-course prix fixe menu just for the evening! Seating is available from 5 PM to 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM and 10 PM on December 31, 2019. Make your reservation today!
A New Year’s Eve Celebration at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Enjoy New Year’s Eve dinner waterside at Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Earlier dinner times on New Year’s Eve will experience a relaxed and elegant experience, while later dinner times will feature a lively three-piece band and a dance floor! If you’ve had Narcoossee’s on your must-try list, New Year’s Eve may be the perfect night to check it off.
As you can see, the Most Magical Place on Earth really knows how to ring in the new year in style! From rooftop gatherings to themed parties and champagne toasts, you really can’t go wrong spending New Year’s Eve with the mouse. To check for available reservations, call 407-824-1391!